# Can Excel add values in one column based on the data in another column?

Yes it can. There are various ways of doing it, which would depend on the specific situation. You can use functions like IF and SUMIF to do it.

### What is the purpose of using Data Tables?

In Excel it allows you to do analysis based on a formula having one or two values changed to produce a table of various results. It will take values from the first row and first column and use them in a formula. The initial formula is in the cell on the first row and first column, in other words the top left cell of the table. Whatever the formula does, it then uses the values…

### How do you sort a few columns based on one column's values from low to high?

What you need to do is select all the data. Normally when doing this, the first column of the data you selected acts as the key to sorting it. So what you need to do next is to go to a Custom Sort and select the column to base your sort on. Then you can do it on a different column. That will work. When values change in Excel it does not automatically sort them…

### How do you format a row of cell -in Excel-to show a certain word based on the value of a cell in another row?

If your inventory is in column A1, put this in column B1: =IF(A1<30,"ORDER","OK") (you can even copy and paste it down and it should work for them all) To be really slick, put your inventory in column A, then in column B put your target inventory number, then do this in column C =IF(A1<B1,"ORDER","OK")

### In excel 2007 when you sort the position of your cells the values change?

One of the reasons for that is that the formulas are recalculating the new values so they change. The trick is to only sort on the cells that have actual values as opposed to formulas. The formulas will still re-adjust anyway. If you have a list of values that are as a result of formulas, and you want those totals in a particular order there are a few ways of doing it. Insert a new…

### What are Advanced Text Filters used for in Excel?

They are used for filtering data based on the text values. You can use them to build more complex criteria, like basing them on more than one column. They can do things like find data that has certain pieces of text in it, or text that is alphabetically after some text. Data can be extracted to a separate part of the worksheet.

### Excel tables are based on what concepts?

They are based on the accountant's paper-based spreadsheet, which consists of rows and columns into which values can be put and calculations can be done. The electronic spreadsheet enables the calculations to be done automatically and provides a whole host of other features that a paper-based spreadsheet can never achieve.

### How do you find the address of an excel cell?

The address is based on the column and row that the cell is in. So the cell in Column K and Row 5, the cell is K5. When you have a cell selected, you will see the address in the name box. The address is based on the column and row that the cell is in. So the cell in Column K and Row 5, the cell is K5. When you have a cell selected…

### Can you create a graph in MS Excel if you have one missing result?

All you need to create a chart are values. If some of the values are wrong or you don't have all the values you want, the chart can still be created using the values that are there. Obviously the chart won't be accurate, but if the empty cells are included in the data the chart is based on, once you enter the missing values, the chart will automatically update itself.

### How does cells get their address?

It is based on the column and row the cell is in. First the column letter(s) and then the row number. So a cell in Column G, Row 498 for example, is cell G498. It is based on the column and row the cell is in. First the column letter(s) and then the row number. So a cell in Column G, Row 498 for example, is cell G498. It is based on the column and…

### What is sum if function?

It is like a combination of a SUM function and an IF function. So you would use it when you want to sum values where a certain condition has been met. So say you had a list of values, but did not want to sum all of them, then you would use a SUMIF. Your condition could be based directly on the values themselves, or on some other factor. So say you had a list…

### How do you create a league table table in EXCEL?

There are various kinds of league, but the structure would be similar. To take a model based on a soccer league, you would do it like this. You would have a column for the teams, a column for the amount of games played, a column for wins, a column for draws, a column losses, a column for goals scored, a column for goals conceded, a column for goal difference and a column for points. Some…

### How do you shade a cell based on another cells value in Excel?

You need to use Conditional Formatting to do that. You need to set a formula option within Conditional Formatting for the cells that look at one particular cell's value. Conditional Formatting has the option to set formatting based on values or based on formulas. In this instance you would need a formula. For example you could have a formula like this, which checks if cell A2 is greater than 10:=$A$2>10Then you can set whatever formatting…

### How do you figure out sudoku puzzles?

The basic Sudoku solving strategy is to look for cells whose values are forced based on the cells already filled. A cell value is forced when all values but one have already been placed in another cell of the same row, column, or box. A value is also forced when, within some row, column, or box, there is only one cell left in which it can go. These take a bit of practice to spot…

### Formula to calculate in Excel?

You question is not very clear. However, based on what you have asked I understood that you need to know how to write formula in MS Excel. To write formula you need to start with = Like if you want to add values from cell A1 and A2 and want results in A3 then A3 will have =A1+A2 or A3 will have =SUM(A1:A2)

### What part of the PMT dialog box on Excel is the amount of each payment?

The PMT function calculates what the payment will be. It does not ask you what each payment will be. So there is no part of the PMT dialog box where you enter each payment. As you type values into the boxes provided, at the bottom of the dialog box it does show what the result would be based on the values you've entered.

### What is the meaning of csv in Excel?

CSV is Comma Separated Variable. It is a format used for files to enable them to be read by other applications. For Excel, what it will do is to save the spreadsheet as a text document with the values in each individual cell on a row separated by commas. This can then be read by things like a database which will put each value into a different field. Excel can also read CSV files and…

### What is used to change the appearance of a range of cells based on their values?

The easiest way is to use Conditional Formatting. It can also be done with VBA. To change the appearance of a range of cells in the Microsoft Excel program based on their values you open a VBA editor. Once the VBA monitor is open, you insert a new module and paste in what you need from the previous sheet. One that is done alt F11 back to worksheet. Check compliance for your range.

### Who is the founder of Microsoft Excel?

Microsoft Excel was based on another program, the first spreadsheet, known as Visicalc. It was invented by two men called Bob Frankston and Dan Bricklin in 1978 and launched in 1979. There were a number of other spreadsheet programs around before Excel too, including one called Multiplan that Microsoft had created. Multiplan was launched in 1982 and Excel in 1985. The Microsoft Corporation was founded by Bill Gates.

### How does Excel store dates?

It actually stores them as numbers, with values based on the number of days since the 1st of January 1900. Because they are stored as numbers this means Excel is capable of doing calculations with dates, like finding out how many days there are between two dates. If you change the formatting of a date to a number you will see it as a large number. See the related questions below:

### In Excel why do you have 66536 rows and IV columns?

It is related to powers of 2, as computers are based on binary. If you start at 1 and keep doubling you will come to 256, which is what column IV is, and also to 65536: 1 2 4 8 16 32 64 128 256* 512 1024 2048 4096 8192 16384 32768 65536* In Excel 2007 there are 16384 columns, one of the numbers above. If you keep on doubling, you will come to the…